Manuscript Submission

Author submissions

Boys Town Press accepts manuscript submissions from qualified experts on subjects relevant to our audiences. Please note, due to high volume and currently being set on products for the next few catalogs, it may take several months or longer to hear back regarding any decisions.

To submit a manuscript for consideration by Boys Town Press, you may do so as follows:

1. Email your query letter (see below) and manuscript to: Include your last name_the title_Manuscript Submission in the subject line.

2. Alternatively, send the manuscript to:

Erin Green
Boys Town Press
Manuscript Submission
13603 Flanagan Blvd
Boys Town, NE 68010

Please include the following in your query letter:

  • Title and word count
  • Format of work (picture book, chapter book, activity guide,  etc.)
  • Who is your target audience (age range, etc.)?
  • Is this a stand-alone work or do you have a series in mind? If it’s a series, what other ideas are you considering?
  • What is your experience with this/these content area(s)?
  • What is your experience delivering presentations or other public speaking?
  • What ideas do you have to market the title?